The Blood Center Nurse is responsible for drawing blood and platelets from volunteer blood donors. This is a full time position and has 1 week of on call.
Duties include interacting with prospective donors, providing information about blood donation, screening donors by conducting a mini-physical and a medical history interview, drawing blood according to specific procedures, administering post-donation care, and assisting donors who may experience reactions during or following their donation. The Blood Center Nurse must complete detailed documents and records pertaining to the donation. Performs therapeutic apheresis procedures to provide treatments. Performs donor registration and audit with the blood center computer .Other duties include preparing work areas and restocking supplies. Clerical duties include phone reception, operation of office equipment such as fax machines, copy machines, and printers, in additional to basic computer skills in the Blood Bank computer system.
Educational Requirements Degree/Diploma Obtained Program of Study Required/
Preferred and/or Experience Requirements Minimum Years Required Area of Experience Required/
Preferred and/or Less than 1 Year Work Related Required Additional Requirements experience working a hospital environment, blood donation center or dialysis center. Experience in apheresis or dialysis procedures preferred. State of Florida Licensure Requirements Licenses Required/
Preferred and/or Registered Nurse License Required or Licensed Practical Nurse Required Certifications/Registration Requirements Certificates/Registrations Required/
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